Jefferson Middle School

501 S Taft Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson Middle School serves 397 students in grades 6-8.
Jefferson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jefferson Middle School's student population of 397 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1069 out of 1984 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
13%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
73%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Middle School's ranking?
Jefferson Middle School is ranked #1069 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Middle School?
397 students attend Jefferson Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Jefferson Middle School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Middle School?
Jefferson Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Jefferson Middle School offer ?
Jefferson Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jefferson Middle School part of?
Jefferson Middle School is part of Jefferson School District.

School Reviews

3   3/19/2020
One of the Best in the state.
- Posted by Parent - bob

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 397 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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